Oklahoma tops Texas in Red River Shootout

txou post Oklahoma tops Texas in Red River Shootout

DeMarco Murray rushed for 115 yards and two scores on 25 carries, and No. 8 Oklahoma held on to defeat 21st-ranked Texas, 28-20, to take the 105th installment of the Red River Rivalry.

For the second consecutive week the Sooners (5-0, 1-0 Big 12) survived a late comeback, as Aaron Williams fumbled a punt near midfield with 1:02 remaining to end Texas’ (3-2, 1-1) 13-game conference winning streak.

Landry Jones added TD tosses to Kenny Stills and James Hanna and threw for 236 yards on 24-of-39 throws for the Sooners, who had lost this rivalry game four of the previous five years.

D.J. Monroe had a 60-yard touchdown run for the Longhorns, while Garrett Gilbert threw for 266 yards with an interception on 27-of-41 efficiency in the loss. Get more Longhorns football news on 1053thefan.com

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